Agustín Pelletieri

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Agustín Pelletieri
Personal information
Full name Agustín Daniel Pelletieri
Date of birth (1982-05-17) May 17, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Chivas USA
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2011 Lanús 205 (15)
2008–2009 AEK Athens (loan) 27 (0)
2011–2013 Racing 77 (1)
2014– Chivas USA 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:00, April 2, 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Agustín Daniel Pelletieri (born May 17, 1982) is an Argentine football defensive midfielder who plays for Chivas USA of Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Pelletieri began his professional career with Lanús in 2002, making his debut in the Primera Division Argentina in 2003. He became an important member of the squad under Ramón Cabrero. In 2007 he was a key part of the squad that won the Apertura 2007 tournament, Lanús' first ever top flight league title. Pelletieri joined AEK Athens on a one year loan with a purchase option of €2.5 Million but returned to Lanús after the 2008–09 season. In July 2011, Pelletieri signed for Racing Club on a three year deal.Pelletieri scored his first and only goal with Racing against Argentinos Juniors, helping La Academia to a 2-0 victory.

He signed with Chivas USA of Major League Soccer on February 19, 2014.[1] He scored his first goal for Chivas USA against the Vancouver Whitcaps to help his team to 3-1 victory.

International[edit]

Pelletieri was called up four times for the Argentina national football team but did not leave the bench. Pelletieri got called to play against Venezuela, Peru, Colombia and Chile which was his most recent call up in 2008 by Alfio Basile.[2]

Honours[edit]

Lanús

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